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Adfer Safle Loc Clydach: Y Cam Cyntaf.

Adfer Safle Loc Clydach: Y Cam Cyntaf. Ar un o’r diwrnodau oeraf yng nghanol mis Ionawr 2023, dechreuodd ein contractwyr ar gyfnod newydd yn y gwaith o adfer Safle Loc Clydach yn llawn. Claddwyd y loc a’r gamlas yn y 1970au i wneud lle i iard y Cyngor yn agos at Eglwys Gatholig San Benedict....

The Week Ahead: 5th – 11th February 2023

Sunday 5th February: Work Party: Volunteers should assemble at 9am at Coed Gwilym Park. Planned tasks for the day include; continuing to repaint sections of railing for the towpath diversion, repainting the obelisk plaques and lettering, and preparing footings to create a new section of stone wall in front of the canoe store (all weather...

Work Party: Tuesday 31st January 2023

Another lovely day, cool but sunny, saw the volunteers once again assemble in Coed Gwilym Park before separating into two halves, as last week. One group set off for the canal above the Buried Lock site in order to remove overhanging branches. Gordon crossed the cut in “Nellie” and did a great job cutting the...

Video Competition – Our Teams Create Their Films

December was a very busy month for our 225 preparations, mainly around the Schools Video Project. Along with Eliza from CRT and Tina from Muddy Publishing, John, Gill and Sharon made several visits to our partner schools in December. Initially 4 half day visits took place to plan the stories, decide what format the videos...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 29th January – Saturday 4th February 2023

Tuesday 31st January: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble in Coed Gwilym Park at 9am. The main task will be dragging out yet more invasive weed from the cut upstream of the Buried Lock site. We may attempt to address the...

Work Party: Tuesday 24th January 2023

Another bitterly cold but mercifully dry day saw a very good turnout of volunteers assemble in Coed Gwilym Park. Andy and John G set off to pull weed from the cut upstream of the Buried Lock site.     Using some lovely top soil from a nearby farm, a small area of grass and ivy...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 22nd -Saturday 28th January 2023

Tuesday 24th January: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. Volunteers should assemble in Coed Gwilym Park at 9am. The main task will be dragging out yet more invasive weed from the cut upstream of the Buried Lock site. We may attempt to address the...

Work Party: Tuesday 17th January 2023

At last a rain-free day! The temperature was low but the spirits were high as the volunteers assembled to tackle tasks in Coed Gwilym Park and the Buried Lock site. First up, we cleared the area in front of the canoe store.         Gordon and Alan T widened the gates leading from...

“225 in 2023” Calendar of Events

Celebrating 225 Years of the Swansea Canal What’s on in 2023 Here’s a first look at the exciting events planned for the year. Keep revisiting the Swansea Canal Society website, Facebook page and Twitter for more details! January – March Water safety assemblies for Key Stage 2 pupils in local primary schools. January – October...

Work Party: Sunday 15th January 2023

The first Sunday work party of 2023 was able to go ahead this weekend as the rain finally held off. A team of Steve, Mike, Ronnie and Alan T wrapped up against the cool morning air and set about the main task of the day, cleaning and repainting used sections of steel railing. As preparations...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 15th – Saturday 21st January 2023

Sunday 15th January: Work Party: Those wishing to participate should meet at Coed Gwilym Park at 9am. Proposed task for the day is preparing and painting railings removed during the towpath diversion, ready for future re-use. Please bring appropriate clothing. Refreshments will be provided. Tuesday 17th January: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should...

Work Party: Tuesday 10th January 2023

This Tuesday dawned very wet yet again, with the inevitable impact on our planned work party activities. Everything we were scheduled to do was outside, but there was little point in starting given the day’s forecast. Paul, Andrew, John Grav and Chris, Aled and Alan W and Chris and Sharon arrived at various times during...